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Matthew Ehret
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Matthew is a journalist, Senior Fellow at the American University of Moscow, and BRI Expert for Tactical Talk. He is a regular author on several political/cultural websites including Los Angeles Review of Books: China Channel, Strategic Culture, and Oriental Review. He has also authored three books from the series the Untold History of Canada.
Russia in Africa: Connecting continents with soft power
Rather than continental, Russian and Chinese-led infrastructural development in Africa should be seen as part of a grander project of Afro-Asiatic integration
BY Matthew Ehret Aug 01, 2022
India-Russia-Iran: Eurasia’s new transportation powerhouses
No longer just an 'alternative route' on a drawing board, the International North South Transportation Corridor (INSTC) is paying dividends in a time of global crisis. And Moscow, Tehran and New Delhi are now leading players in the Eurasian competition for transportation routes.
BY Matthew Ehret Jul 19, 2022
West Asia’s economic savior is called ‘multipolarity’
The transition from a western economic order toward a multipolar one is ushering in unprecedented economic and security advancements for West Asia.
BY Matthew Ehret May 02, 2022
Checkmate: Iran is spearheading a geopolitical sea change in West Asia
While the west bangs on about Vienna talks, sanctions and military options, Iran has been quietly building a vast network of alternative solutions to cement its Asian ascent
BY Matthew Ehret Dec 24, 2021
Assad, Syria and China’s new Silk Road
Count on Syria becoming an important West Asian hub in China's Belt and Road Initiative
BY Matthew Ehret Dec 07, 2021